The big news this morning is that Microsoft has agreed to acquire Nokia’s mobile handset business as part of its quest to evolve into a ‘devices and services’ business. It’s popular to write-off Microsoft at the moment, but businesses are still buying Nokia. Our stats show that 29% of the handsets we’ve provided to businesses in 2013 have been Nokia/Microsoft. Will today’s deal change that?
As anticipated, O2 and Vodafone both launched their fourth generation mobile broadband networks in the UK today. While Vodafone has only rolled out to a handful of London postcodes, O2 has a wider London coverage and some sites in Leeds and Bradford. But what does 4G mean for businesses?
Back in September we wrote a blog about BlackBerry 10 and how its introduction is going to be a major transition for businesses using BlackBerry Enterprise Server. Well now we’ve seen more about the forthcoming BlackBerry 10 devices and think there is good reason to be excited.
With the upcoming BlackBerry 10 operating system there is much confusion around what people will and won’t need and what will be compatible with what. So I’d like to help clear some of this confusion up.
Is your company mobile internet regulated?
With mobile devices becoming increasingly capable of carrying out many of the day-to-day functions that used to require you to be sat at desk with a PC or laptop, so comes the increased headache for the IT department.
When Steve Jobs said this at the launch of the iPad he was right. Since that time we have seen a technology revolution. Devices that were once just for consumers have pushed into corporate organisations. Mobile devices are now more powerful and more functional than ever before. Indeed I am writing this now from my Android device, which is also my mobile phone.